UC Merced Chancellor Dorothy Leland celebrates Fred Ruiz, recipient of the 2018 CASE Fisher Award for Distinguished Service to Education. Ruiz, co-founder of Ruiz Foods, has been a friend to both UC Merced and Fresno State.
Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, visited Fresno on Thursday. She held a community forum with regional environmental advocates and toured sites of environmental concern.
The first cars drive along the newly opened section of Highway 1 across the Mud Creek Slide near Big Sur Wednesday morning. The road was closed for over a year after the massive landslide wiped out Hwy. 1.
Firefighters, Mariposa residents, and friends of Braden Varney, the firefighter killed Saturday while battling the Ferguson Fire, lined Highway 49 for a procession to the Stanislaus County Coroner's Office after his body was recovered.